Cooking School

COOKING SCHOOL

 

C’est Bon Cooking’s cooking classes have dual objectives: to help you master essential cooking principles and techniques, and to ensure you have fun doing it. Get hands-on experience preparing popular French-inspired dishes. The atmosphere is relaxed, the groups intimate, the teaching top-notch, the facilities state of the art. The ultimate reward is the opportunity to enjoy the delicious meal you help prepare. Take home newfound culinary skills and confidence—along with recipes, grocery lists and wine suggestions for each dish. Minimum of five people required for each class.

 
Interested in private classes? Contact us.
 
 
 
 
 
 
C'est Bon Cooking lessons - knife skills
C'est Bon Cooking lessons - knife skills
C'est Bon Cooking lessons - Clafoutis
C'est Bon Cooking lessons - Georges
C'est Bon Cooking lessons - mise en place
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C'est Bon Cooking lessons - Teen Chef

C'est Bon Cooking lessons - Teen Chef

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C'est Bon Cooking Knife Skills with Georges Laurier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COOKING CLASSES

 

Three hours of hands-on instruction and plenty of fun with Chef Georges Laurier, former Chef and Co-Owner of Laurier sur Montcalm. All recipes made during the class will be eaten at the end of class.

 

Minimum of four people required for each class.

 

Registration closes 2 days before the course date, however email us at info@cestboncooking.ca to see if you can get in.

 

Inquire about our PRIVATE individual or group classes.

 

 

 


 

TEEN CHEF CLASSES - FOOD FUNDAMENTALS

 

C’est Bon Cooking’s Teen Chef classes go much further by engaging youth aged 12 to 17 in an exploration of kitchen fundamentals. Participants will work closely with Chef Georges to learn a variety of essential cooking techniques. The results: giving teenagers the cooking skills and confidence they will need for life.

 

Minimum 4 participants required. Maximum of 8.

 

Teen Chef Level 1                                                   

Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 8:00pm             Oct 25 to Nov 29

 

Entire Series:   $ 330 + tax                    Per Class: $ 65 + tax

 

Class 1  Quick Snacks & Dips     Class 4  Pâte à choux

Class 2   Eggs – Soufflés, etc      Class 5  Vegetables

Class 3   Pizza Dough                  Class 6  Fish

 

 

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Teen Chef Level 2                                                   

Will be offered in January/February 2017

 

 

 

 

 

PARENT & CHILD COOKING CLASS - Chocolate                       

 

Open to children ages 8 to 11 and one parent. Parent and child will work together as a team to build basic skills. Class is limited to 4 parent-child pairs. Only one parent per child allowed and vice versa.

 Menu:      

Chocolate Mousse

Pain au chocolat noir

Royal Torte

 

Class Date: Saturday, September 24th - 9:30am to 11:30am

 

$ 110 per adult/child pairing (taxes extra)

Please register adult for the class and we will contact you for the child's name.

 

Eventbrite - PARENT & CHILD CLASS - Chocolate / COURS POUR PARENT ET ENFANT - Chocolate

 

 


 

 

 

SEPTEMBER CLASSES

 

 

 

Daytime Classes - 

 

 

 

KNIFE SKILLS – Garlic (Vegetarian)         

 

The National Capital Region is home to some of the best garlic in the world. Learn the proper techniques of peeling, chopping, roasting and other fundamentals.

Menu:        

Garlic Soup

Garlic Spread

Marinades, Oils and Vinaigrette

 

Class Date: Wednesday, September 21st – 10am - 1pm

 

$ 95 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - KNIFE SKILLS - Garlic / TECHNIQUES DE COUPE - Ail

 
 
 
 
 

MASTER THE BASICS - Stocks & Soups        

 

Restaurant-quality dishes, for beginners who want something more...Master the science behind stocks. You’ll be surprised at what you don’t know!

Menu:      

Vegetable Stock and Farmer's Soup

Chicken Stock and Herb-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Fish Stock and Saffron Fish Chowder

 

Class Date: Wednesday, September 28th – 10am to 1pm

 

$ 95 per person (taxes extra)

 
 

Eventbrite - MASTER THE BASICS - Stocks & Soups / MAÎTRISER LES BASES - Les fonds et les soupes

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Evening Classes - 

 
 
 
 

CUISINES DU MONDE -   France, the Languedoc Region           

 

How to select oysters, prepare a cassoulet and work with succulent fresh figs.

Menu:      

Oysters au gratin

Cassoulet

Stuffed Fresh Figs

 

Class Date: Tuesday, September 20th – 5:30 to 8:30pm

 

$ 105 per person (taxes extra)

 

 

Eventbrite - CUISINES DU MONDE - the Languedoc Region / LES CUISINES DU MONDE - La région du Languedoc

 
 
 
 
 

                                

 

FOOD & WINE PAIRING DEMO EVENT -

Flavours of Ontario                                   

In partnership with: 

Tania Thomas, sommelier and wine and food writer will be pairing great Canadian wines with bouchées prepared with local seasonal ingredients.

The wines selected are from the Niagara Peninsula and Prince Edwards County.  Discover great wine and food pairing and also some handy cooking tips!

N.B. – This is a cooking demo, not a hands-on class

 

Event Date: Friday, September 23rd – 5:30pm to 8:30pm

 

$ 135 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - Flavours of Ontario - Food & Wine Paring Event / Saveurs de l'Ontario - Accord vins et mets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MASTER THE BASICS - Pie Pastry

 

Take advantage of all the bounty of the season! In this class, learn how to do sweet dough and shortbread dough perfectly for dessert pies.

 

Class Date: Thursday, September 29th – 5:30pm - 8:30pm

 

$ 95 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - MASTER THE BASICS - Pie Pastry / MAÎTRISER LES BASES - Les tartes

 

 

 

 

 

KNIFE SKILLS - Mushrooms

 

Allumette, Brunoise, Julienne and Paysanne - you'll get to practice them all as you build a new repertoire using mushrooms.

Menu:

Duxelles, Wild Mushroom Salsa

Stuffed Mushrooms

Marinated Mushrooms

Mushroom Cappuccino

Mushroom Sauce

 

Class Date: Friday, September 30th – 5:30pm - 8:30pm

 

$ 105 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - KNIFE SKILLS - Mushrooms / TECHNIQUES DE COUPES - Les champignons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER CLASSES

 

 

 

 

 

Daytime Classes - 

 

 

 

MASTER THE BASICS – Mastering Fish

 

A morning dedicated to mastering the secrets of marinating and cooking fish.

Menu:      

Wild Pacific Salmon Done Three Ways

Marinated Snapper

Sablefish with Beurre Blanc

 

 

Class Date: Wednesday, October 12th - 10am to 1pm

 

$ 105 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - MASTER THE BASICS - Fish / MAÎTRISER LES BASES - Le poisson

 

 

 

 

MASTER THE BASICS - Back to the Roots (Vegetarian)

 

Get inspired by tasty seasonal root vegetables.

 

Menu: Dishes inspired by Squash, Celery Roots, Beets, Carrots, Parsnips, Turnips, and Potatoes

 

Class Date: Wednesday, October 19th - 10am to 1pm

 

$ 95 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - MASTER THE BASICS - Back to the Roots (Vegetarian) / MAÎTRISER LES BASES - Les racines (mets végétariens)

 

 

 

 

COOKING LIKE A CHEF – Pumpkins

 

Learn to do non-traditional recipes using pumpkins. No pumpkin pies here!!!!

 

Menu: Spicy Pumpkin Jelly, Pumpkin Compote, Pumpkin Pudding

 

Class Date: Wednesday, October 26th- 10am to 1pm

 

$ 95 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - COOKING LIKE A CHEF - Pumpkins / CUISINER COMME UN CHEF - Les citrouilles

 

 

 

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KNIFE SKILLS – Vegetarian Recipes

Allumette, Brunoise, Julienne and Paysanne - get the skills you’ll need to be more efficient in prepping vegetarian meals.

 

Menu: Wild Mushroom Salsa, Vidalia Onion Compote, Sautéed Swiss Chard

 

Class Date: Tuesday, October 4th- 5:30pm to 8:30pm

 

$ 95 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - KNIFE SKILLS - Vegetarian Recipes / TECHNIQUES DE COUPE - Mets végétariens

 

 

 

 

CUISINES DU MONDE – Canada-Ontario-Prescott-Russell County

A class that blends traditional cooking techniques with ingredients found in the Prescott-Russell County.

 

Menu: Gantoise Beef Carpaccio, Duck from Mariposa Farms with Crowberry Sauce, Chef’s style Tatin with Apples from Domaine Verger Cléroux

 

Class Date: Tuesday, October 11th- 5:30pm to 8:30pm

 

$ 105 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - CUISINES DU MONDE - Canada - Ontario's Prescott-Russell County / LES CUISINES DU MONDE - Canada - Comté Prescott-Russell

 

 

 

 

MASTER THE BASICS – Back to the Roots (Vegetarian)

 

Get inspired by tasty seasonal root vegetables.

Menu: Dishes inspired by Squash, Celery Roots, Beets, Carrots, Parsnips, Turnips, and Potatoes

            

Class Date: Wednesday, October 12th - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

 

$ 95 per person (taxes extra)

 

Eventbrite - MASTER THE BASICS - Back to the Roots (Vegetarian) / MAÎTRISER LES BASES - Les racines (mets végétariens)

 

 

 

Looking for the perfect gift for the foodie in your life?

 

 

C’est Bon gift certificates are available for cooking classes, gourmet food tours, and our teen chef series.

 

 

 

 

 

'I just wanted to drop you a note to say that I am really appreciating what I learned from you and have been using  the new techniques. I especially use the cutting techniques, the onion soup and the fish style of cooking and lots more butter'

-Lee

 

'Absolutely amzing cooking class! Gave me a renewed condifence in the kitchen and inspired me to cook fresh meals more often. I would recommend C'est Bon Cooking to anyone and everyone.'

- Tatyana

 

 

'Really enjoyed my time with C'est Bon. It gave me the confidence in the kitchen. I became inspired after every course and couldn't wait to get in the kitchen at home! I really liked the fresh, local quality products used in class.'

-Adriana

 

 

'The chefs running the class were amazing, very knowledgable and fun to work with. I never knew making delicious soups could be so fun and easy!'

-Kevin

 

 

 

"We had a fabulous time!  Everything was exceptionally well organized, instructions were clear and helpful, food was delicious (even if we made some of it!) and it was all a great deal of fun.  We really appreciate all of the effort that all three of you put into our class.
 
Merci beaucoup - I am certain we will recommend this to friends, and you may also see some of us again.
 
Merci!"

- Deborah